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ERIC Number: EJ1134261
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2157-6254
Development and Assessment of Key Skills in Undergraduate Students: An Action-Research Experience
Fernández-Santander, Ana; García-García, María José; Sáez-Pizarro, Beatriz; Terrón-López, María José
Higher Learning Research Communications, v2 n1 p32-49 Mar 2012
Employers look for professionals able to work in a team, able to approach problems, with the capacity to analyze and resolve problems, under the constant renewal of knowledge and competencies. In this paper, a group of University teachers from different areas of knowledge presents an experience to introduce key employability skills in the higher education students' curricula. This work has been developed under the action research scope. The first goal was to make an analysis of terms referred to key skills, generating an integrated denomination for each competency. The elaboration of general templates for key skills is proposed here as a useful tool that provides information about development, assessment and marking of each skill. Different types of rubrics and assessment templates, used during this experience, are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain
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